The Kris Lees-trained In Her Time has confirmed her place as one of Australia’s best sprinters with a brave win in the Group One Lightning Stakes at Flemington.
Owner-breeder Steven Fell took out his trainer’s licence about 18 months ago with one goal in mind – preparing Alot Like Home for the 2019 Country Championships.
Leading trainer Tony Gollan is shaping up for his own “Super Saturday” in two states this weekend.
Group 1 winning mare Aloisia will take on the might of champion mare Winx when both kick off their 2019 Sydney Autumn Carnival in the Group 2 $250,000 The Star Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.
At face value, history does not paint a rosy picture for Jedastar in Saturday’s $750,000 Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington.
A good performance by Tom Melbourne against his super star stablemate Winx in Saturday’s Group 2 $250,000 The Star Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Randwick could earn him more votes for the $5m All-Star Mile.
Trainer Kevin Kemp concedes Mr Marbellouz faces a stiff test off a horror barrier draw for a breakthrough open company win at Doomben on Saturday.
Chris Waller described the next two months as the most important of his training career as he aims to get superstar Winx through to the end with her record winning streak intact and the horse remaining healthy.